Bangalore, In the 70th match of Indian Premier League 2023, defending champions Gujarat Titans defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 6 wickets. With this defeat, the RCB team is out of the playoffs with 14 points. Mumbai Indians took advantage of RCB’s loss and became the fourth team to reach the playoffs. Thus once again RCB’s dream of becoming IPL champion remained unfulfilled. IPL 2023 GT vs RCB
After the team’s disappointing defeat, fast bowler Mohammad Siraj was completely dejected and lay down on the ground. It is clear from his face that he worked hard for his team throughout the season but still the team did not make it to the playoffs. Mohammad Siraj was the most successful bowler in the final league match against Gujarat, picking up two wickets in his four-over spell.
As for the entire season, he managed to take a total of 19 wickets in 14 matches for Izram. In the match between RCB and Gujarat, there was a century each from both the teams. Virat Kohli scored a magnificent century for RCB. This was Virat’s seventh century in IPL. Due to his century, RCB could score 197 runs in 20 overs. On the other hand, Shubman Gill from Gujarat remained unbeaten scoring 104 runs off 52 balls.
Shubham also hit 5 fours and 8 sixes in this innings. Match Gujarat won the toss and invited RCB to bat first. Virat Kohli and captain Faf du Plessis also played strong innings for RCB. Because of this, the team set a target of 198 runs against Gujarat. However, the RCB bowlers could not defend the target and Gujarat won the match by 6 wickets with 5 balls to spare.
Defending champions Gujarat Titans are at the top of the points table with 20 points after winning 10 out of 14 matches. Along with this, CSK team is in the second position with 17 points. Apart from this, Lucknow also have 17 points and are third in the table, while Mumbai have become the fourth team to reach the playoffs with 16 points.SS1MS